Category Archives: #amreading

Shall We Corpse Again?

Soooo… my life has been a bit busy of late, but all for good reasons. Things are settling back into a new flow, which means I can get back to what I love. Soooo—it’s time to create another Exquisite Corpse! … Continue reading

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Review: Shanti by Alessandro Manzetti 

I had many long hours of travel last week, but I wasn’t bored. I read Shanti by Alessandro Manzetti and the miles and hours vanished like the suffering people in his tale. It’s not light reading and I advise the squeamish … Continue reading

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Back in the Closet

Where do I begin? The last week+ has been busy, grueling, amazing, brilliant… and more. And I’m tired. The people I met on a Greyhound bus were tragic and beautiful. The 72 year old woman who has been a truck … Continue reading

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Read·a·long with R.A. Smith

My prompt inspired poem, She Waits, went up on Nina D’Arcangela’s blog for the Ladies of Horror Picture-Prompt Writing Challenge. You can find the poem here. But wait! There’s more… You can also hear native Australian (and my hubby) read She Waits on … Continue reading

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Hear “Sepia” Read by R.A. Smith

Yesterday my flash fiction story, Sepia, went up on Nina D’Arcangela’s blog for the Ladies of Horror Picture-Prompt Writing Challenge. It’s a terrible story, I won’t lie. I wrote it just before StokerCon, meant to edit and ran out of time. I … Continue reading

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End of Mae/Fin de Mae, Free on Curious Fictions

End of Mae was my first book, originally published in 2010. For a first foray into fiction it did reasonably well. With 28 reviews averaging a solid four stars, I can’t complain. Writing it taught me a lot. Were I … Continue reading

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Busy Days Writing, Neglecting Blog

I have kept this blog going since 2010. My goal has always been to post daily. I’m obviously struggling with that since StokerCon—but all for good reasons. I came back with two publishers+ interested the complete story arc of Bitter … Continue reading

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Taking a Breath…

StokerCon was, as always, AMAZING! I apologize for my vanishing act here… I’ve been a bit busy as a result of all that amazing-ness. I didn’t win the Stoker for Bitter Suites, but I couldn’t be happier. Rena Mason won … Continue reading

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Off to StokerCon!

We head off early in the morning before the sun comes up. I’ll be trying to keep my blog updated… but no promises. It will be a busy next week! The awards banquet will be live streamed on YouTube, and … Continue reading

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Free “Bitter Suites” for StokerCon Weekend

Final countdown! Bitter Suites will be free at Amazon all weekend to celebrate being selected as a Bram Stoker Awards® finalist. Thursday we head to StokerCon 2019 in Grand Rapids to celebrate the finer side of horror, and Saturday is the … Continue reading

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